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Eto'o returns to Cameroon squad for Nations Cup qualifier

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YAOUNDE, Aug 24 (Reuters) African Footballer of the Year Samuel Eto'o will return to the Cameroon squad for next week's African Nations Cup qualifier in Rwanda.

The Barcelona striker missed the 1-1 draw with Guinea last week but was named on Thursday in an 18-man squad for the match in Kigali on September 3.

It is the opening game for both countries in the campaign to qualify for the 2008 Nations Cup finals in Ghana.

It will also be the first game for Cameroon's new Dutch coach Arie Haan.

Squad: Goalkeepers: Hamidou Souleymanou (Denizlispor, Turkey), Idriss Carlos Kameni (Espanyol, Spain) Defenders: Benoit Angbwa (FC Krylia Sovietov, Russia) , Jean Hugues Ateba Bilayi (Paris St Germain, France), Thimothee Atouba (Hamburg SV, Germany), Stephane Bikey (Lokomotiv Moscow, Russia), Eric Matoukou (Racing Genk, Belgium), Stephane Mbia (Stade Rennes, France), Rigobert Song (Galatasaray, Turkey) Midfielders: Saidou Alioum (Nantes, France), Guy Feutchine (St Gallen, Switzerland), Geremi (Chelsea, England), Jean Makoun (Lille, France), Salomon Olembe (Olympique Marseille, France) Strikers: Rudolph Douala (Sporting Lisbon, Portugal), Samuel Eto'o (Barcelona, Spain), Albert Meyong Ze (Levante, Spain), Achille Webo (Osasuna, Spain).

REUTERS DH RN2119

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